The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.66% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £415 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+103.70% -
Load Testing
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
238 274 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.03% 80.35% 70.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 231 97
Median daily rate £420 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £36.25 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.86% +144.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Load Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Testing across the Oxford region.

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) IT Audit
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior QA Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior QA Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Product Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) IT Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper